In addition to creating jobs and organic food, embracing local agriculture might help ease crime and recidivism, too.
Last year, we launched GovExec State & Local. Now we’ve expanded our team, built a new digital home and are energized even more to connect the ideas and people advancing state, county and municipal government across the United States.
Cuts in services may be the only answer, though activists hope to amend the constitution.
Supporters of IT inventorying legislation in California say it will improve access and spark innovation. But some fear it could help cyber criminals zero in on local governments.
Rosetta Carrington Lue, Philadelphia’s chief customer experience strategy, innovation and technology officer, discusses principles of the customer service experience.
Shifting costs to local school districts and universities seems inevitable. But that solution “is not at simple as moving the burden off of the state,” says the deputy executive director of the Illinois Association of School Boards.
There’s a lot that falls under the local public works umbrella.
A new Bureau of Reclamation report offers municipalities a number of innovative ways to conserve and reuse the strained natural resource.
The Obama administration is fighting back against criticism that states don’t get enough say under the law.
In the second of a multi-part guest article series for Route Fifty, King County Executive Dow Constantine examines a complex issue many public officials around the United States are facing in their communities: childhood development.